Web page of Phil Huang


Utility programs for MARC and MicroLIF conversion

Two MicroLIF conversion programs are offered here for libraries to use freely:

In addition, the MicroLIF Conversion Tool supports the popular text file format used by MARCBreaker and MARCMaker. It runs under DOS with a 386 Intel (or compatible) processor, or better, and Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista in DOS emulation mode.

Automating Repetitive Jobs from/on PC/Mac

A discussion on PC/Mac approaches to achieving automation in library environment. Sample scripts are provided. Although they are written for specific tasks on III system, the concepts and methods can easily be applied to automating a much broader range of workflows.†† With proper tools, you can have your PC/Mac do pretty much every repetitive job you can think of, regardless the application takes place on a remote server machine or on your own desktop, regardless itís a text-based or a graphics- and mouse-oriented application. You will find automation from/on your PC/Mac actually more straightforward and economic than you previously thought. You will be surprised how quickly you will be able to boost your productivity level through automation.

This utility package is maintained by Phil Huang of Sonoma State University. Feel free to contact him if you have any questions.

Last update: 1/17/2008